Out of close to 50 students who auditioned, 15 were selected to a member of the Sparks Dance Team after an intensive summer camp. The Sparks learned 13 dances over the five-day camp. Each of the returning members choreographed a dance for the new team, as well as 3 guest choreographers. You can see the Sparks perform at home football, volleyball and basketball games, as well as campus events like tailgate parties, pep rallies, Homecoming and SE Live.
The Sparks Dance Team is under the direction of Riley Risso Coker.
45-60 second solo dance in the style of your choice
Music must be on a cd that is clearly labeled with their name and track number (if any)
Women should wear bootie shorts, tights, leotard or bra top and shoes that are necessary for the style of dance they are performing – color and style of dancewear are up to the candidate. Hair should be down and styled nicely
Men should wear a form-fitting tank or sleeveless shirt, shorts or cargos and shoes that are necessary for the style of dance they are performing. Hair should be styled nicely.
Candidates should bring something to write with and proof of insurance with them.
Anyone auditioning for the team must be available for summer camp Monday, July 29th through Friday, August 2nd. Sparks are responsible for purchasing their own shoes (approximately 3 pairs).
If you have any questions concerning auditions, please email the Director of the Sparks, Riley Risso-Coker at firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Jenny Wills at 580-745-2712.